New to Shacknews? Signup for a Free Account. A comprehensive guide on how to set up a Valheim Dedicated Server, how to invite friends, as well as how to host other worlds. Setting up a Valheim Dedicated Server can be a difficult process. There are a lot of steps and a lot of places where something could go wrong.
How to host other worlds in your Valheim Dedicated Server
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Set up a Valheim Dedicated Server
A Dedicated Server is a method of hosting an Unturned server that does not require the host to be an active player in the game. The host can choose to play on the server, or just leave it running in the background while others play on it. Unlike a Local Server , port forwarding is required. A Dedicated Server also allows for vastly increased versatility in configuration of the server. Many server options become available through the Commands. The deprecated shortcut method for creating servers only works for versions of the game prior to 3. Newer versions of the game should only be hosted through the Unturned Dedicated Server app. The following text string will create a shortcut that will automatically update your server.
For scripts that you can run on your own dedicated server, see Dedicated server scripts. The server has been tested on Ubuntu Memory requirements increase as the number of connected players increases. Some mods increase RAM more than others. On Windows Server R2, the server uses 2. On Linux, the installation uses 3. The server listens for incoming connections on the ports listed below. Ensure your network configuration allows incoming connections to these ports and directs them to the host that will be running your dedicated server.